Equity Company Exchange / Symbol Headquarters Amount Comments Calpine Natural Gas Trust (Toronto: CXT) Calgary C$184.5 million Closed initial public offering of 18.5 million trust units at C$10 each. Forest Oil Corp. (NYSE: FST) Denver US$118.3 million Privately placed 5.123 million shares at US$23.10 each. The offering was led by Citigroup Global Markets Inc. as book-running manager. Others in the underwriting group included J.P. Morgan Securities Inc., Banc of America Securities LLC, Credit Suisse First Boston LLC, Raymond James & Associates Inc., Howard Weil and Johnson Rice & Co. LLC. First Calgary Petroleums Ltd. (Toronto: FCP) Calgary C$140 million Issued 35 million shares at C$4 each. Canaccord Capital (Europe) Ltd., Canaccord Capital Corp. and Octagon Capital Corp. were agents. ShawCor Ltd. (Toronto: SCL) Toronto C$90.1 million Closed public offering of 7 million shares at C$14.30 each. Lead underwriter was TD Securities Inc. Harvest Energy Trust (Toronto: HET) Calgary C$45 million Plans to sell 3.75 million trust units at C$12 each. Proceeds will be used to fund acquisition of Carlyle properties in southeast Saskatchewan. Viking Energy Royalty Trust (Toronto: VKR) Calgary C$40.4 million Publicly offered 6.8 million trust units at C$6.30 each. The syndicate of underwriters, led by Scotia Capital Inc., included CIBC World Markets Inc., BMO Nesbitt Burns Inc., National Bank Financial Inc. and TD Securities Inc. Double Eagle Petroleum Co. (Nasdaq: DBLE) Casper, Wyo. US$18.7 million Plans to privately place 1.35 million shares. Rider Resources Ltd. (Toronto: RRZ) Calgary C$20.1 million Plans to issue 5.5 million shares at C$3.65 each. Lead underwriter is Tristone Capital Inc. Aurado Energy Inc. (Toronto: AEO) Calgary C$15 million Plans to privately place 88.9 million shares at C$0.16875 each. Find Energy Ltd. (Toronto: FE) Calgary C$11 million Privately placed 2.35 million common shares at C$2.95 each and 1.15 million common shares at C$3.60 each. Teton Petroleum Co. (Amex: TPE) Denver US$7.5 million Privately placed 1.735 million unregistered series A convertible preferred shares at US$4.35 each. Veteran Resources Inc. (Toronto Venture: VTI) Calgary C$6 million Plans to privately place 3.2 million shares at C$0.63 each and 5.33 million flow-through common shares at C$0.75 each. First Associates Investments Inc. is agent. Debt Sonatrach NA Algiers US$23 billion Plans to raise money through financing deals with European and U.S. banks during the next five years to fund development. Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) Houston US$1.05 billion Privately placed two-part notes. Citigroup, Goldman Sachs & Co. and J.P. Morgan were joint lead managers. Lukoil (London: LKOHq) Moscow US$750 million Received syndicated loan from ABN Amro and Citigroup to refinance existing debt, invest in production and exports, and for other corporate needs. Other banks in the syndicate included Deutsche Bank, Societe Generale and BNP Paribas. EnCana Corp. (NYSE, Toronto: ECA) Calgary US$500 million Completed public offering in U.S. of 4.75% notes. Citigroup and UBS were book-running and lead managers. Proceeds will reduce debt. Pemex NA Mexico City US$500 million Issued six-year bonds to finance long-term infrastructure work. Agent was HSBC. Nexen Inc. (Toronto: NXY) Toronto US$400 million Priced subordinated notes. Halliburton Co. (NYSE: HAL) Houston US$300 million Plans to offer new 7.6% debentures due 2096. Weatherford International (NYSE: WFT) New York US$250 million Plans to sell senior notes due 2013. Paramount Resources Ltd. (Toronto: POU) Calgary US$175 million To sell 7.875% senior notes due 2010 in the U.S. Proceeds will reduce senior bank debt. UBS is book-running manager; CIBC World Markets, Harris Nesbitt and Scotia Capital are co-managers. Parker Drilling Co. (NYSE: PKD) Houston US$175 million Plans to sell 9.625% senior notes. Proceeds will fund a cash tender offer. Petrobras (NYSE: PBR) Buenos Aires US$150 million Plans to issue new bonds as part of an existing program. Energen Corp. (NYSE: EGN) Birmingham, Ala. US$50 million Completed public offering of 5% notes. Lead manager was Merrill Lynch & Co. and co-manager was A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc. Galaxy Energy Corp. (OTC Bulletin Board: GAXI) Denver US$5.6 million Privately placed 7% convertible debentures. Crestview Capital Funds led. Predator Exploration Ltd. (Toronto Venture: PXL) Calgary C$6 million Privately placed 12 million shares at C$0.50 each. Dealers, led by First Associates Investments Inc., included Dundee Securities Corp., Octagon Capital Corp. and Haywood Securities Inc. Vela Financial Holdings Ltd. NA Toronto C$5.6 million Purchased 33.25 million shares of Aurado Energy Inc. stock in a private placement.